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Third annual "Saluting Branches" event held at Saratoga National Cemetery

SCHUYLERVILLE, NY (WRGB)---Landscaping crews in Saratoga County spent the day cleaning up Saratoga National Cemetery in Schuylerville. It's part of a program called "Saluting Branches." Tree care professionals all across the country come together on one on day in September to clean up veterans' ceme

WRGB - 2017-09-20 18:01:25

National Grid helps Schuylerville dairy farm grow

Supporters say agriculture is a large part of the upstate economy and National Grid is providing new grants and incentives to support growth and energy efficient practices. "Today, we not only want to celebrate the King Brothers Dairy accomplishments, but we also want to let the agricultural industr

WNYT - 2017-09-20 20:02:00

ROUNDUP: Seacord, Stallmer lead Cambridge

First half: 1, Corinth, Morgan Thompson, 33:30. Second half: 2, Whitehall, Jessica Moore (Kennedy O'Dell), 2:26. 3, Corinth, Grace Farr, 16:30. 4, Whitehall, Jessica Moore, 25:35. 5, Whitehall, Kennedy O'Dell (Zoe Eggleston), 27:32. 6, Whitehall, Kennedy ODell (Jessica Moore), 34:10. Goalies-saves:

POST-STAR - 2017-09-20 21:00:00

A day trip along NY's Route 22

Route 22, a state road that stretches from the Bronx nearly to the Canadian border, is, for most of its distance, the quintessential rural highway. And that makes it a perfect place for a fall foliage outing. You'll pass through small towns in Dutchess and Columbia counties and rolling farmland for

TIMES UNION - 2017-09-20 14:59:58

Marchione fires longtime confidential secretary

HALFMOON - State Sen. Kathleen A. Marchione abruptly fired her longtime confidential secretary this week after the secretary's husband campaigned for a seat on the Rensselaer County Legislature against another member of the senator's staff. Two people with knowledge of the matter said Marchione conf

TIMES UNION - 2017-09-20 17:54:43

Charter backers not giving all the facts

I've lost track of how many times Saratoga Springs Charter Commission chair Bob Turner and other commission members and supporters have used faulty or cherry-picked data to support the need for charter change. Here is just one recent example: In a Sept. 7 Gazette article, Turner justifies raising th

DAILY GAZETTE - 2017-09-21 07:00:00

Second Helpings: Mini restaurant reviews

Second Helpings features condensed versions of the restaurant reviews that run in the Sunday Unwind section. On Sundays, Order Up - reviews of inexpensive eateries - runs every other week, alternating with Matters of Taste restaurant reviews. We bring you tasty selections from both to help you plan.

TIMES UNION - 2017-09-20 19:05:37

Saratoga charter costs, savings debated

Charter Review Commission Chairman Robert Turner in March. Photographer: ERICA MILLER SARATOGA SPRINGS - The question of whether changing Saratoga Springs' form of government will save money has renewed tension between the Charter Review Commission and its critics. The commission on Monday approved

DAILY GAZETTE - 2017-09-20 07:00:00

Which Capital Region grads have the most student debt?

Times Union analysis finds four area colleges with debt loads above state average Ryan Leddick won't have kids. He won't buy a house, at least not anytime soon. He doesn't dare think about a vacation. And marriage? Out of the question. "I don't want to saddle someone else with my debt," he said. "Th

TIMES UNION - 2017-09-20 18:29:58

Village hosts fifth annual stone skipping festival at lake

NORTH BENNINGTON, Vt. (AP) - A Vermont village is hosting its fifth annual Stone Skipping Festival, gathering people of all sorts to compete among the best stone skippers. The festival will be held Saturday at Lake Paran in North Bennington. The Bennington Banner reports (http://bit.ly/2xvH9W5 ) the

NEWS10 ABC - 2017-09-20 06:55:12

Teens indicted in Mechanicville murder

BALLSTON SPA - The two teens who police said shot and killed a Mechanicville teen in his driveway were indicted on murder charges Wednesday morning in Saratoga County Court. A grand jury handed up an indictment to County Judge James Murphy III alleging that Nikolai Mavashev, 19, of Halfmoon and Jose

TIMES UNION - 2017-09-20 17:16:49

2 indicted in apparent robbery-related slaying in Mechanicville

Nikolai Mavashev (left) and Joseph Broscko Jr. Photographer: Provided BALLSTON SPA - Two Saratoga County teenagers killed another teen last month as part of a robbery, according to a new indictment. The indictment, along with the underlying statute, also indicates that prosecutors believe 19-year-ol

DAILY GAZETTE - 2017-09-20 07:00:00

DA: Teens indicted following Mechanicville murder

MECHANICVILLE, NY (WRGB)---The two teens accused of shooting and killing a Mechanicville man are due back in court Friday. A grand jury handed up the indictment today against Nikolai Mavashev and Joseph Broscko Jr. Both are facing second degree murder charges after police say they shot and killed 1

WRGB - 2017-09-20 18:23:39

Two indicted in Mechanicville murder

BALLSTON SPA, N.Y. >> Two Saratoga County men were indicted Wednesday for murder, following the Aug. 7 shooting death of David Feliciano of Mechanicville. Nikolai Mavashev, 19, of 25 Hidden Farm Lane, Halfmoon, and Joseph Broscko, 17, of 9 Linden Court, Clifton Park, were indicted for second-degree

SARATOGIAN - 2017-09-20 04:00:00

Felony filed for Friday night chase, crash

QUEENSBURY - The Schuylerville man who police said was involved in two high-speed chases Friday, the second of which led to a rollover crash, has been charged with a felony and several lesser counts, police said. Joshua R. Grenier, 26, was charged with felony reckless endangerment, misdemeanor unlaw

POST-STAR - 2017-09-18 15:36:00

ROUNDUP: Cummings, Izzy Dennison lead Spartans

GIRLS SOCCEER QUEENSBURY 5, SOUTH GLENS FALLS 4 (at Queensbury) League: Foothills South High 1 3 - 4 Queensbury 2 3 - 5 First half: 1, Queensbury, Izzy Dennison (Maddie Montgomery), 18:00. 2, South High, Aly Fish (Amaya Naja), 24:00. 3, Queensbury, Christina Cummings (Izzy Dennison), 32:00. Second h

POST-STAR - 2017-09-19 21:00:00

BLOG: Fewer book collectors can be found these days

I've started doing a series of articles on collectibles, and because the first one was about a book, I'm republishing it here in the books blog: The photo shows an original copy of "Old Fort Edward," by William Hill, which was published in 1929 and is available at The Village Booksmith in Hudson Fal

POST-STAR - 2017-09-18 15:12:00

New wood sculpture in Lake George recalls Rogers' Rangers' role in French and Indian War

Wood carver Paul Stark stands with his 24-foot sculpture, which was unveiled Thursday in Lake George. LAKE GEORGE, N.Y. >> The proverbial third time wasn't a charm for Paul Stark. Neither was the fourth. It took the Oregon wood carver five tries before he found the right tree for a 24-foot French

TROY RECORD - 2017-09-18 04:00:00

State Police: man arrested for sending naked picture on Craigslist

BRUNSWICK, NY (WRGB) --- An Amsterdam man is facing an aggravated harassment charge after sending several messages to someone on Craigslist, including a naked picture of himself. According to State Police, troopers arrested Keith Graham, 26, of Amsterdam after a six-week long investigation. They sai

WRGB - 2017-09-19 07:29:58

Foss: We need a better system for evaluating colleges

The Skidmore College campus in April. Photographer: ERICA MILLER I remember paying close attention to the U.S. News and World Report's annual college rankings when I was in high school. Along with the Fiske Guide to Colleges and a few other resources, I considered the rankings a valuable resource -

DAILY GAZETTE - 2017-09-19 07:00:00